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Latest Identity theft Stories

2013-08-28 23:20:54

Identification Verification System, Advanced ID Detection, partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve their overall identity verification process for their users nationwide. EVS’ offering helps to ensure individuals are who they claim to be through the use of IdentiFraud Consumer. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Identification Verification System, Advanced ID Detection, partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve their overall...

2013-08-27 12:21:38

VALPARAISO, Ind., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valparaiso Fire Department (the Ambulance Agency) received notice from Advanced Data Processing, Inc. (the Company), which handles billing for the Ambulance Agency, that certain patient records connected with the Ambulance Agency may have been improperly accessed. Accessed account information included name, date of birth, Social Security number and record identifier, but no medical information was accessed. On July 16, 2013, the...

2013-08-23 23:02:00

Privacy is something users must take seriously. Boffin published today its top open source privacy protection software list for users wishing to advance the safety of their online surfing. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 24, 2013 Established software reviewing website, softwarereviewboffin.com, published today its editor's picks on the best, free privacy protection software. Online privacy is a right everyone should have easy access to. Especially because of the growing concern over...

2013-08-22 08:24:06

Shreds 168,147 pounds of Paper at Super Shred Day Event SAN DIEGO, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Shred-it, a world-leading information security company providing document destruction services, officially set its second Guinness World Record during the annual SDCCU Super Shred Event on July 20, 2013, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. In partnership with San Diego County Credit Union and Clear Channel Media & Entertainment San Diego, Shred-it provided 40 trucks that...

Malware Re-invented To Generate Social Media Buzz
2013-08-18 04:42:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A virus that originally surfaced over five years ago to swipe credit card numbers and banking information has reportedly been modified in order to pursue a more lucrative target – social media likes and followers. Certainly, it sounds ludicrous, but according to Reuters, a fake fan on a website like Instagram can actually be worth five-times more than a stolen credit card number. To that end, the Zeus malware has been modified...

2013-08-07 08:31:52

Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute study finds growing interest in cyber insurance to manage risk COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Data Breach Resolution and the Ponemon Institute released a new study today that shows that companies now rank cyber security risks as greater than natural disasters and other major business risks. While only 31 percent of companies are insured today, there are a growing number of companies exploring policies....

2013-08-05 23:04:28

With one ID scan, robust customer information is put in motion; sales and financing processes are jumpstarted, and time-to-close gets slashed. Mission Viejo, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 DealerCentric Solutions, the consumer finance management system innovator, today launched ID Drive(TM), a patent-pending ID scanner technology that gives dealerships the most powerful protection against fake IDs and identity theft imaginable. ID theft is now a national epidemic, and more criminals are using...

2013-08-02 23:21:02

idcloak publishes ‘Private Browsing on Android’ – an educational article which suggests ways to protect user data on an Android mobile device. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 idcloak offers a new article, Private Browsing on Android, which outlines methods of identity protection on Android mobile devices. The article debunks the myth that identity protection is impossible on mobile devices, pointing out that it is largely because of users’ lack of education that mobile data...

2013-08-01 16:34:00

DENVER, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ID Watchdog, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: IDW) (PINKSHEETS: IDWAF) ("ID Watchdog" or the "Company"), provider of consumer-facing identity theft protection and resolution services, today announced that on July 31, 2013, its wholly owned subsidiary Identity Rehab Corporation ("ID Rehab"), borrowed an additional $250,000 on its $500,000 secured credit facility (the "Credit Facility") with Costella Kirsch, a California based lender (the "Lender"). ID Rehab...

2013-07-31 23:25:15

Electronic Verification Systems’ newest partner, ProofYou, will be using knowledge based authentication and ID verification solutions to enhance the company’s online verification system. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Online Verification System, ProofYou, has partnered with Electronic Verification Systems (EVS) to help improve their overall identity verification process for their users nationwide. EVS’s offering helps to provide online fraud prevention and helps their clients...